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Congress leader Ahmed Patel tests positive for coronavirus

Announcing his infection on Twitter, he urged all those who have come in close contact with him recently to self-isolate themselves.

Published: 01st October 2020 05:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2020 05:59 PM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has gone into self-isolation at his residence here.

Announcing his infection on Twitter, he urged all those who have come in close contact with him recently to self-isolate themselves.

"I have tested positive for COVID-19.

I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self-isolate," he said on Twitter.

Many Congress leaders, including Abhishek Singhvi and Tarun Gogoi, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Besides, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, union ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Pralhad Patel have also been infected with the novel coronavirus.

 



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